James Atterholt

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James Atterholt
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Indiana Utility Regulation Commissioner
Incumbent
In office
June 22, 2009-Present
Term ends
April 2013
Years in position 5
PartyNonpartisan
PredecessorGreg Server
Leadership
Chairman, Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
October 5, 2010 – Present
Compensation
Base salary$111,448
Elections and appointments
AppointedJune 22, 2009
Appointed byGov. Mitch Daniels (R)
Campaign $$553,621
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Indiana Insurance Commissioner
2005 – 2009
Indiana House of Representatives
1998 – 2002
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin (1986)
Personal
BirthdayMay 14, 1962
Place of birthFort Wayne, Indiana
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
James Atterholt (b. May 14, 1962) is a member of the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission. Currently serving as Chairman, Atterholt was appointed to the commission on June 22, 2009.[1]

Biography

After graduating from college in 1986, Atterholt went on to serve in various roles in the Congressional offices for Indiana's fifth district until 2002, including Chief of Staff and District Director. He was elected to the Indiana House of Representatives in 1998, serving four years before leaving to become director of government affairs at AT&T Indiana for a year. In 2005, he was named Indiana Insurance Commissioner and remained in that position until June 2009 when he was appointed to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission.[2]

Education

  • B.A., political science and history, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1986

Political career

Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (2009-Present)

Indiana Insurance Commissioner (2005-2009)

Indiana House of Representatives (1998-2002)

Atterholt served two terms in the Indiana House of Representatives from 1998-2002. During that time he was on the House Commerce, Economic Development and Technology Committee, Environmental Affairs Committee, and Labor Committee.[1]

Appointments

2010

Atterholt was appointed to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission on June 22, 2009 by Gov. Mitch Daniels (R), with his term expiring in April 2013.[1]

2005

Atterholt was appointed Indiana Insurance Commissioner in 2005.[3] Referring to Atterholt's tenure, Gov. Mitch Daniels stated, “Jim totally transformed the department from a source of constant criticism to a nationally recognized source of pride. In both the core mission of consumer protection and the improvement of Indiana as a good environment for insurance jobs, everyone agrees that his tenure has been a spectacular success.”

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Atterholt is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Atterholt raised a total of $553,621 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 10, 2013.[4]

James Atterholt's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2002 Indiana State House District 86 Defeated $484,305
2000 Indiana State House District 86 Won $41,651
1998 Indiana State House District 86 Won $27,665
Grand Total Raised $553,621

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Political offices
Preceded by
Greg Server
Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
2009-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Indiana Insurance Commissioner
2005-2009
Succeeded by
Carol Cutter